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Manufacturing Misery in Vaccines
Vaccine manufacturing was predicted in 2008 to be on the cusp of a golden era, but instead the industry has experienced cost pressures, high-profile liability cases and production setbacks.


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References

1. L. Galambos, What are the Prospects for a New Golden Era in Vaccines? (UK Vaccines Group, UK, 2008).

2. Pharmaletter website, "Novartis' flu vaccines suspended in several countries on suspected quality issues", http://www.thepharmaletter.com/, accessed 12 Dec., 2012.

3. Fiercepharma website, "Italy bans Novartis vaccines even after company assures their safety", http://www.fiercepharma.com/, accessed 12 Dec., 2012.

4. Reuters website, "France halts sale of Novartis flu vaccine", http://uk.reuters.com/, accessed 12 Dec., 2012.

5. Deutsche Welle website, "Germany moves to cut off vaccine shortage", http://www.dw.de/, accessed 12 Dec., 2012.

6. The Globe and Mail website, "Canada suspends distribution of Novartis flu shots", http://www.theglobeandmail.com/, accessed 12 Dec., 2012.

7. Fiercepharma website, "Novartis plant delay, vaccine woes steal spotlight", http://www.fiercepharma.com/, accessed 12 Dec., 2012.

8. Health Canada website, "Health Canada Endorsed Important Safety Information on Infanrix Hexa", http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/, accessed 12 Dec., 2012.

9. In-pharmatechnologist website, "GSK pulls vaccine batch in Canada over contamination concerns", http://www.in-pharmatechnologist.com/, accessed 12 Dec., 2012.


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